Selected Recent Publications:

 

Perceived helpfulness of treatment for alcohol use disorders: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys

Degenhardt, L., Bharat, C., Chiu, W.T., Harris, M., Kazdin, A.E., Vigo, D.V., Sampson, N., Alonso, J., Andrade, L.H., Bruffaerts, R., Bunting, B., Cardoso, G., de Girolamo, G., Florescu, S., Gureje, O., Haro, J.M., Hu, C.Y., Karam, A., Karam, E.G., Kovess-Masfety, V., Lee, S., Makanjuola, V., McGrath, J.J., Medina-Mora, M.E., Moskalewicz, J., Navarro-Mateu, F., Posada-Villa, J., Rapsey, C., Stagnaro, J.C., Tachimori, H., ten Have, M., Torres, Y., Williams, D.R., Zarkov, Z., Kessler, R.C., and on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey collaborators. (In press). Perceived helpfulness of treatment for alcohol use disorders: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.


Antidepressant use in low- middle- and high-income countries: a World Mental Health Surveys report.

Kazdin, A. E., Wu, C.-S., Hwang, I., Puac-Polanco, V., Sampson, N. A., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., Benjet, C., Caldas-de-Almeida, J.-M., de Girolamo, G., de Jonge, P., Florescu, S., Gureje, O., Haro, J. M., Harris, M. G., Karam, E. G., Karam, G., Kovess-Masfety, V., Lee, S., McGrath, J. J., Navarro-Mateu, F., Nishi, D., Oladeji, B. D., Posada-Villa, J., Stein, D. J., Üstün, T. B., Vigo, D. V., Zarkov, Z., Zaslavsky, A. M., Kessler, R. C., and the WHO World Mental Health Survey collaborators. Psychological Medicine [Epub ahead of print].


Case Studies in Global Mental Health Delivery.

Raviola B, Vigo D, Patel V. MIT PRESS (Estimated Publication Date: 2021).


Burden of disease among the world’s poorest billion people: An expert-informed secondary analysis of Global Burden of Disease estimates. 

Coates MM, Ezzati M, Robles Aguilar G, Kwan GF, Vigo D, Mocumbi AO, Becker AE, Makani J, Hyder AA, Jain Y, Stefan DC, Gupta N, Marx A, Bukhman G. PLoS One. 2021 Aug 16;16(8):e0253073. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253073. PMID: 34398896; PMCID: PMC8366975.


The perspectives of people who use drugs regarding short term involuntary care for severe substance use disorders.

Chau L, Erickson M, Vigo D, Lou H, Pakhomova T Winston M, MacPherson D, Thomson E, Small W. International Journal of Drug Policy. (In Press).


Dawn of a new day for mental health systems. 

Vigo D. Int J Ment health Syst. 2021 May 26;15(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s13033-021-00475-x.


Perceived helpfulness of treatment for specific phobia: findings from the World Mental Health Surveys.

de Vries, Y.A., Harris, M.G., Vigo, D., Chiu, W.T., Sampson, N.A., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, A., Andrade, L. H., Benjet, C., Bruffaerts, R., Bunting, B., Caldas de Almeida, J.M., de Girolamo, G., Florescu, S., Gureje, O., Haro, J.M., Hu, C., Karam, E.G., Kawakami, N., Kovess-Masfety, V., Lee, S.,  Moskalewicz, J., Navarro-Mateu, F., Ojagbemi, A., Posada-Villa, J., Scott, K., Torres, Y., Zarkov, Z.,  Nierenberg, A.,  Kessler, R.C., de Jonge, P., WHO World Mental Health Survey collaborators. 2021 Jun 1;288:199-209. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.04.001. Epub 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33940429; PMCID: PMC8154701.


Estimating the Prevalence of Mental and Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Approach to Triangulating Available Data to Inform Health Systems Planning.

Vigo D, Jones W, Dove N, Maidana DE, Tallon C, Small W, Samji H. Can J Psychiatry. (2021).


Investigating the effect of COVID-19 dissemination on symptoms of anxiety and depression among university students.

Vigo, D., Jones, L., Munthali, R., Pei, J., Westenberg, J., Munro, L., . . . Richardson, C. BJPsych Open. March 2021. 7(2), E69. doi:10.1192/bjo.2021.24.


Perceived helpfulness of bipolar disorder treatment: Findings from the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys.

Nierenberg, A.A., Harris, M.G., Kazdin, A.E., Puac-Polanco, V., Sampson, N., Vigo, D.V., Chiu W.T., Ziobrowski, H.N., Alonso, J. Altwaijri, Y., Borges, G., Bunting, B., Caldas-de-Almeida, J.M., Haro, J.M., Hu, C.-Y., Kiejna, A., Lee, S., McGrath, J.J., Navarro-Mateu, F., Posada-Villa, J., Scott, K.M., Stagnaro, J.C., Viana, M.C., Kessler, R.C., WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2021). Bipolar Disorders, [Epub ahead of print].


A rapid review of home-based activities that can promote mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Puyat JH, Ahmad H, Avina-Galindo AM, (…), Vila-Rodriguez F, Halli P, Salmon A, Vigo D, Almeida A, De Bono CE. PLOS ONE. 2020 Dec 3;15(12):e0243125.


Toward measuring effective treatment coverage: critical bottlenecks in quality- and user-adjusted coverage for major depressive disorder.

Vigo D et al. Psychological Medicine 1–11. Published online Oct 20, 2020.


Perceived helpfulness of treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys.

Stein, D., Harris, M., Vigo, D., Chiu, Wai., Sampson, N.,  Alonso, J., Altwaijri,  Y., Bunting, B., Caldas‐de Almeida, J., Cía, A.,Ciutan, M., Degenhardt, L., Gureje, O., Karam, A., Karam, E., Lee, S., Medina‐Mora, M., Mneimneh, Z., Navarro‐Mateu, F., Posada‐Villa, J., Rapsey, C., Torres, Y.,Viana, M., Ziv, Y., Kessler, R., and the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. Depression and Anxiety. Published online June 24, 2020.


Our Digital Moment: Innovations and Opportunities in Digital Mental Health Care. Can J Psychiatry.

Gratzer D, Torous J, (…), Vigo D, Pajer K, Yatham LN. Can J Psychiatry. June 30, 2020.


The Differential Outcomes of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries vs High-Income Countries.

Vigo D., Thornicroft, G., Gureje, O. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online June 11, 2020.


Findings From World Mental Health Surveys of the Perceived Helpfulness of Treatment for Patients With Major Depressive Disorder.

Harris, M., Kazdin, A.E., Chiu, W.T., Sampson, N.A., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Altwaijri, Y., Andrade, L.H., Cardoso, G., Cia, A., Florescu, S., Gureje, O., Hu, C., Karam, E.G., Karam, G., Mneimneh, Z., Navarro-Mateu, F., Oladeji, B., O’Neill, S., Scott, K., Slade, T., Torres, Y., Vigo, D., Wojtyniak, B., Zarkov, Z., Ziv, Y., Kessler, R.C., on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online May 20, 2020.


Emergency Response to COVID-19 in Canada: Platform Development and Implementation for eHealth in Crisis Management.
Krausz, M., Westenberg J.N., Vigo, D., Spence, R.T., Ramsey, D. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance. May 15, 2020; 6(2).

Mental Health of Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Vigo D, Patten S, (…), Thornicroft G, Yatham LN. Can J Psychiatry. Published May 11, 2020.


Cannabidiol as a treatment for mood disorders: A systematic review.

Pinto JV, Saraf G, Frysch C, Vigo D, Keramatian K, Chakrabarty T, Lam RW, Kauer-Sant’Anna M, Yatham LN. Can J Psychiatry. April 2020.


Patterns of care and dropout rates from outpatient mental healthcare in low-, middle- and high-income countries from the World Health Organization’s World Mental Health Survey Initiative.

Fernández D, Vigo D, (…), Kessler R, Haro J.  Psychological Medicine. April 28, 2020.


Vigo, D., Jones, L., Thornicroft, G., Atun, R. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 2020 Feb;65(2):87-98.


Cariprazine in the treatment of Bipolar Disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pinto JV, Saraf G, Vigo D, Keramatian K, Chakrabarty T, Yatham LN. Bipolar Disord. 2019;10.1111/bdi.12850.


Mobile Apps for Medication Management: Review and Analysis.

Tabi K, Randhawa AS, Choi F, Mithani Z, Albers F, Schnieder M, Nikoo M, Vigo D, Jang K, Demlova R, Krausz M. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2019;7(9):e13608.


A Partnership for Transforming Mental Health Globally.

Vigo, D., Patel, V., Becker, A., Bloom, D., Yip, W., Raviola, G., Saxena, S., Kleinman, A.; Lancet Psychiatry. January 28, 2019.


Disease Burden and Government Spending on Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders, and Self-Harm: Cross-sectional, Ecological Study of Health System Response in the Americas.

Vigo, D., Kestel, D., Pendakur, K.,Thornicroft, G., Atun, R; Lancet Public Health. Published Online November 13, 2018.


The burden of mental disorders, neurological, substance use and suicide: Report on mental health priorities in Argentina. 

Vigo D, Jones L, Maidana DE, Krausz M, Kestel D. Argentine Journal of Psychiatry – Vertex. 2018;XXIX(142):304‐312.


 A Process Evaluation of a Web-Based Mental Health Portal (WalkAlong) Using Google Analytics.

Song MJ, Ward J, Choi F, Nikoo M, Frank A, Shams F, Tabi K, Vigo D, Krausz, M. JMIR Ment Health. 2018;5(3):e50.


Dopaminergic agents in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression: a Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis

Szmulewicz, A., Angriman, F., Samamé, C., Ferraris, A., Vigo, D., Strejilevich, S. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. (2017).


Challenges to estimating the true global burden of mental disorders – Authors’ reply.

Atun R, Vigo D, Thornicroft G. Lancet Psychiatry. (2016).


Estimating the True Global Burden of Mental Illness.

Vigo D., Thornicroft G., Atun R. Lancet Psychiatry. 2016; 3: 171-78.


Enduring Pain. I Nosology and Epidemiology. 

Vigo DV, Selle V, Baldessarini RJ. Argentine Journal of Psychiatry – Vertex. (2013).


Enduring Pain. II Treatment.

Baldessarini RJ, Selle V, Vigo DV.  Argentine Journal of Psychiatry – Vertex. (2013).


A recovery-oriented research approach for a Day Hospital Program.

Vigo DVArgentine Journal of Psychiatry. Argentine Journal of Psychiatry – Vertex. (2012).


 How do Argentinean psychiatrists treat bipolar depression?

Mazaira S, Leiderman EA, Nemirovsky M, Vigo D, Wikinski S. Argentine Journal of Psychiatry – Vertex. (2010).


Anticonvulsants in the treatment of major depressive disorder: an overview.

Vigo DV, Baldessarini RJ. Harvard Review of Psychiatry. (2009).


An update on the debate about the genetic or environmental nature of psychiatric disorders.

Vigo D. Argentine Journal of Psychiatry – Vertex. (2008).


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